That moment when you can actually feel pain in your chest from seeing and hearing one of the most powerful films. It continues to break my heart every time I watch it.
La La Land is a magical experience and I'm devastated I can't see it again until december. Damien Chazelle took a huge chance with this, it could have turned out terrible. I'm surprised a film this original can even be made these days. So excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor.
The last film that made it this hard for me to breathe or made my heart pound this much was Mommy. Barry Jenkins' Moonlight is arguably the greatest coming of age story Iv'e ever seen. It's about the idea of masculinity, think nature vs nurture, conducting ourselves the way we think the world wants us to behave. We see the evolution of this little boy dancing to this strong man that reminds me of Juan, the man who took him…